23 Mar

Nightmarish encounter with Nosering

[ad] Life has its funny side. It springs unlikely surprises, at the most unlikely moments. Funnier still is that sometimes you don't feel the emotions you are expected to feel. Time was it, a few years back though, when I felt the sun setting and rising around a very beautiful girl- meaning she was all my universe. Time was when I knew what jealousy was (for the record, I have tried to read Nancy Friday's celebrated treatise Jealousy, but unfortunately the clinical discourse made the topic even [Read more ...]
05 Mar

Cricket season comes to an end

[ad] India is a cricket crazed country. And we few students of the English Department are a cricket grazed group. No one in the whole university played (this year) as much as we did. Ever since September 2001, this game has provided us constant entertaining and satisfying engagement. And alas, the season comes to an end now. Yet, even as the game leaves from our midst, the promise of another glorious season hangs before us- just some more months. Yes, we really had a very nice time this winter. [Read more ...]
05 Mar

Winning the gold

[ad] I have consistently maintained that life, especially academic life, is getting the tougher as I tread my way forward in life. I passed my Secondary as a topper from a school which had about 350 students, and my batchmates numbered a mere 26. Of course, such a feat was no feat at all. Then I was off to St. Xavier's, one of the premier colleges of the city, for my Higher Secondary. Toppers from all schools and students better than me by far crowded around me. While the real reason of my miserable [Read more ...]